Jawed Naqvi

Very human to curse the dead

Very human to curse the dead

There’s nothing uniquely anti-Muslim about the celebration of Siddiqui’s death by Hindutva fanatics. Updated 20 Jul, 2021 09:36am
Since men have messed it up

Since men have messed it up

A cursory glance around the world offers encouragement and hope for women leaders when men like Trump have messed things up. Updated 13 Jul, 2021 08:40am
About the only sensible news

About the only sensible news

A fatal flaw in democracies is that they may not always suit the needs of free markets. Updated 29 Jun, 2021 08:27am
Story of the last tamarind leaf

Story of the last tamarind leaf

These journalists speak for all the troubled features of India’s democracy that Mr Modi didn’t tell the G7 about. Updated 22 Jun, 2021 08:09am
A ventilator for democracy

A ventilator for democracy

Chomsky has analysed Biden’s foreign policy succinctly, which is essentially not very different from Trump’s in most ways. Updated 15 Jun, 2021 10:24am
Can the right be dislodged?

Can the right be dislodged?

Though the battle lines have changed considerably, the penchant for opportunism among political parties has remained intact. Published 08 Jun, 2021 07:25am
More lethal than the virus

More lethal than the virus

The belief in the end of the world can come with a fridge full of delicacies or it could show up with nuclear-tipped missiles. Updated 01 Jun, 2021 08:33am
Battle of rival memories

Battle of rival memories

The Haaretz newspaper, possibly Israel’s most liberal daily, has pursued the theme of Israeli denial of the Nakba. Updated 25 May, 2021 08:44am
Mamata kindles India’s hope

Mamata kindles India’s hope

Self-criticism and introspection don’t seem to go well with the current crop of Indian partisans. Updated 04 May, 2021 09:14am
Scourge of cosmetic piety

Scourge of cosmetic piety

What accounts for the government’s arrogance and the vicious response to criticism? Updated 27 Apr, 2021 08:48am
A conjurer of limitless hope

A conjurer of limitless hope

Rehman Sahib came across as a battle-scarred soldier who was perpetually planning to regroup after a setback. Published 20 Apr, 2021 06:50am
The musk deer’s self-doubt

The musk deer’s self-doubt

The Congress requires an urgent strategy to stop the haemorrhage of wholesale migration of its MLAs to the BJP in different states Published 06 Apr, 2021 07:52am
Characters in a Sartre play

Characters in a Sartre play

India’s fractious opposition criminally created the ground for Narendra Modi to sidle close to seizing absolute power. Updated 30 Mar, 2021 08:58am